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A Week in December by Sebastian Faulks

Upon re-reading Sebastian Faulks’s A Week in December I found a playful quality to the book that I largely missed when I first opened it in 2009. True, there is so much prescience in his writing. The collective worship of characters like John Veals which led to the great downfall and crunch; pinstriped men whose arcane conjuration of abstractions...

Cityread London by Heather Wells

Cityread London is a campaign working closely with libraries to spread a love of books and reading to the widest possible audience throughout our capital. This year, Cityread have chosen Sebastian Faulk’s novel A Week in December (recently reviewed by our Editor – Steven O’Brien on the TLM Book Club), which follows the lives of seven main characters across seven...

Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition by Heather Wells

The Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition is your chance to see some of the world's best International and contemporary photography. On from the 26 April - 12 May 2013 at Somerset House in London, you will be able to view a visual representation of the world in 2012 through the eyes of the successful photographers. There are 25 categories including...

The Kingmaker’s Daughter by Phillippa Gregory

Anne and Isobel Neville are the daughters of one of the most powerful men in the country – the Earl of Warwick, also known as ‘The Kingmaker’. As children, the girls are close, spending much of their time together dreaming of being Queen; silly childish musings that their ambitious father wants to make a reality. As they grow older,...

Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition by Heather Wells

The Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition is your chance to see some of the world’s best International and contemporary photography. On from the 26 April – 12 May 2013 at Somerset House in London, you will be able to view a visual representation of the world in 2012 through the eyes of the successful photographers. There are 25 categories including...

North London Literary Festival by Heather Wells

Several prize-winning authors and publishers will be in Hendon on the 26th and 27th March to attend a free two-day literary festival held at Middlesex University. The festival is hoping to engage lovers of literature in the local community with authors such as Andrew Simms and Lucy Caldwell with Faber in attendance. James Herbert OBE was due to appear at...

North London Literary Festival by Heather Wells

Several prize-winning authors and publishers will be in Hendon on the 26th and 27th March to attend a free two-day literary festival held at Middlesex University. The festival is hoping to engage lovers of literature in the local community with authors such as Andrew Simms and Lucy Caldwell with Faber in attendance. James Herbert OBE was due to appear...

Quirky Day Out in London

Quirky Day Out in London
For a slightly different outing, why not visit The Cartoon Museum? The museum is currently exhibiting work by the great cartoonist Wally Fawkes (TROG) who has had a professional career as a cartoonist for sixty-two years. In this time he produced many cartoons for British newspapers including The Sunday Telegraph and Daily Mail as well as many political cartoons for...

Quirky Day Out in London

For a slightly different outing, why not visit The Cartoon Museum?The museum is currently exhibiting work by the great cartoonist Wally Fawkes (TROG) who has had a professional career as a cartoonist for sixty-two years. In this time he produced many cartoons for British newspapers including The Sunday Telegraph and Daily Mail as well as many political cartoons for...

Facilitate Global Event

“Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.” Martin Luther King Jr.“Those who have the privilege to know, have the duty to act.” Einstein.   Facilitate Global  Evening Dinner on 10 April 2013 THE GLOBAL IMPACT OF ISRAEL’S DISSENTING VOICES. A deeply personal and profoundly transformational journey: from ideology to...

Facilitate Global Event

Facilitate Global Event
“Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.” Martin Luther King Jr. “Those who have the privilege to know, have the duty to act.” Einstein.  Facilitate Global Evening Dinner on 10 April 2013 THE GLOBAL IMPACT OF ISRAEL’S DISSENTING VOICES. A deeply personal and profoundly transformational journey: from ideology to humanism. Keynote...

What's Left of Me by Kat Zhang

A highly evocative debut novel by Kat Zhang,  What’s Left of Me is set in a dystopian world, a genre birthed in novels such as Nineteen Eighty-Four. In this novel, every child is born with a recessive and dominant soul in their body. Once the child reaches a certain age, the recessive soul ‘fades out’, leaving the dominant...

TLM Young Poets Competition 2013

Please note. This competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered.UPDATE: Due to the volume of submissions, it has taken us a little while longer to judge. The winners will now be in the October/November issue. Please stay tuned for more details.The London Magazine is delighted to announce our first Young Poets Competition, open to anyone aged between 16-30...

TLM Young Poets Competition 2013

PLEASE NOTE: This competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered.UPDATE: Due to the volume of submissions, it has taken us a little while longer to judge. The winners will now be in the October/November issue. Please stay tuned for more details. *********************** The London Magazine is delighted to announce our first Young Poets Competition, open to anyone aged...

National Literacy Trust Fun Run

The National Literacy Trust is hosting a charity fun-run with a Where's Wally theme. In a bid to    raise one-million to continue to raise literacy levels across the country, taking part in the run can make this happen.The five or ten kilometre run (or walk) takes place in Victoria Park, London on Sunday 24th March 2013.Entry costs £20...

National Literacy Trust Fun Run

National Literacy Trust Fun Run
The National Literacy Trust is hosting a charity fun-run with a Where’s Wally theme. In a bid to raise one-million to continue to raise literacy levels across the country, taking part in the run can make this happen.The five or ten kilometre run (or walk) takes place in Victoria Park, London on Sunday 24th March 2013.Entry costs £20 and...

Child of Vengeance by David Kirk

Excerpt from Chapter OneThe battle was over, but still Kazuteru ran. He had duty to fulfil. The young samurai ignored the howling of his lungs and the ache within his muscles and bore forth his sacred burden: a dagger the length of his hand. His Lord awaited it at the top of the valley.It had rained all day yesterday...

Child of Vengeance by David Kirk

Excerpt from Chapter One The battle was over, but still Kazuteru ran. He had duty to fulfil. The young samurai ignored the howling of his lungs and the ache within his muscles and bore forth his sacred burden: a dagger the length of his hand. His Lord awaited it at the top of the valley. It had rained all day yesterday...

Steven O’Brien reading at the Society Club, Sat 23rd Feb

Steven O’Brien reading at the Society Club, Sat 23rd Feb
Join Steven O’Brien, David Constantine, Ian Duhlig and Katrina Naomi for a night of short story readings, conversation and wine with the Word Factory. Saturday, 23rd February 6-8pm at: The Society Club 12 Ingestre Place, Soho, W1F OJF £10 on the door

‘He who folds the trouser’, TLM’s mention in the Londoner’s Diary

Presenting the London Magazine literary prize to Sophie Hampton at the House of Commons, former arts minister Lord Gowrie told of a woman in Edna O’Brien’s novel, The Love Object, who was having an affair with a married man. “She was infuriated by his habit of folding his trousers too precisely before getting into bed with her,” said Gowrie, teasing...

TLM Short Story Competition, Winner Announcement

The 2012 London Magazine short Story competition prizes were awarded at a champagne reception on the House of Commons terrace on Tuesday 22nd January. The first prize of £500 went to Sophie Hampton. Mary O’Shea and Neil Herrington were awarded second and third prizes respectively. The judges for the competition were Edna O’Brien, Cathy Galvin and Alison Macleod. The competition...

Poet in Delhi by Manash Bhattacharjee

Poet in Delhi
Can you rinse away this city that lastslike blood on the bitten tongue?~ Agha Shahid Ali Delhi,where parrots liftthe weight of tombs,poets offer daggersto deepen wounds,history travels fromharem to brothel,Delhi,where slang is a comain the comma of speech,sex with your sisterconveys a euphemism,abuse is a birthrightdenied only to beggars,Delhi,where strangers mixfacts with fables,friends conceal the pastin smoky avowals,lovers spell their...

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